Major renovation has been underway at Cornerstone House, the shelter and soup kitchen for the homeless, it has been announced.
“A comprehensive rehabilitation job has been progressing over the last few weeks which includes painting, tiling, electrical and plumbing among other works. The project will be completed in the coming days,” Prime Minister Allen Chastanet wrote on his official Facebook page Friday.
Chastanet disclosed that on May 23rd of this year, donations were made to 15 well deserving local charities from the proceeds of this year’s Prime Minister’s Independence Ball.
He said the Cornerstone Humanitarian Society was the biggest beneficiary of this year’s Independence Ball by receiving $250,000EC.
According to the PM, since the donation, work has been ongoing at the shelter to improve the living conditions for the vulnerable in the society who call it home.
“My gratitude to my amazing wife Raquel for all of her efforts as well as to Mr. John Peters for supervising this project for Free and to Mr. Richard Peterkin & Mr. Michael Gordon for serving as trustees of the funds,” he wrote on his Facebook page.